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Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI - Sleek New GFCI The Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI is a pretty cool receptacle. It's easy to wire up. How Sleek is the GFCI? It's so sleek it doesn't project beyond the cover plate. Where Can I Buy the Leviton SmartlockPro® GFCI? CLICK or TAP HERE to purchase it. How Do You Connect […]

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Bright Owl LED Night Light With Rechargeable Battery Tim Carter demonstrates the Bright Owl LED night light that contains a rechargeable battery. The night light stays on for 90 minutes should your power go out. CLICK or TAP HERE to Buy or Discover More about the Bright Owl.

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 This video was shot after Tim had a dream about wiring 3-way switches. Really! Read about this dream in the April 19, 2018 Newsletter. 3 Way Switch Troubleshooting is Simple - Play Musical Chairs Watch the above video to see how to troubleshoot a 3-way switch that you goofed up. Yes, I know you […]

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Connect Wires to Light Fixtures Tim Carter demonstrates how to connect wires to a simple light fixture. Tim received an email on this video FIVE years after it first was published. Read the latest in the September 2, 2019 AsktheBuilder Newsletter. The first mention of this column was in the September 19, 2014 AsktheBuilder Weekend […]

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Tim Carter talks about some of the many features of the Klein Tools MM700 auto-ranging multimeter in this video. This is the review Tim mentioned in his January 26, 2016 AsktheBuilder Newsletter. CLICK HERE to get one: http://amzn.to/1UcsIby

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Tim Carter explains what an emergency standby generator is, how an automatic standby generator works and why you should hire a professional to install your standby home generator.

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Lightning storms can send power spikes into your home. Tim Carter suggests using a whole house surge protector and point of use surge protectors to protect your home from these power surges. Which are the best surge protectors? That depends upon what you are protecting - televisions, appliances, computers or a laptop surge protector.

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Tim Carter, of  AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates the installation of an electrical outlet box and how to easily wire the switch box. Having the proper tools is important when working with electrical outlets.

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